News & Media

Report into planned burning

By: Joe Buffone

Category: Operational Information, Partnerships

  2.16 PM 19 November, 2015

Location: General

Views: 1827

This morning the Victorian Government released two reports which will be of interest to our people.

Of particular relevance and significance for CFA is a report into overall fuel management, and the way agencies work together with communities to determine and manage risk. This report was carried out on an independent basis by the Inspector General  for Emergency Management (IGEM). 

In coming weeks and months we will review the recommendations, and work closely with our agency, government and community partners  to make sure our joint response is practical and effective. Without a doubt, improving the way we talk to and connect with communities at a grassroots level will be a focus.

A copy of the Victorian Government media release has been posted to CFA’s News & Media website.

Both the IGEM report and a report into the Lancefield-Cobaw fire can be accessed on the DELWP website (”

Last Updated: 19 November 2015